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October 28, 2013
Increased Lifespan From Beans
The intake of legumes—beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils—may be the single most important dietary predictor of a long lifespan, but what about concerns about intestinal gas?
September 20, 2013
Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy
Plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutrition strategy in both cancer growth control as well as lifespan extension because these diets are naturally lower in methionine.
August 21, 2013
50 Shades of Greens
Since both coronary heart disease and impotence can be reversed with a healthy diet, sexual dysfunction can be used as a motivator to change poor lifestyle habits.
July 22, 2013
Tart Cherries for Insomnia
The melatonin content in certain plant foods such as almonds, raspberries and goji berries may explain the improvement in sleep quality associated with tart cherry consumption.
January 14, 2013
Fibromyalgia vs. Mostly Raw & Mostly Vegetarian Diets
How plant-based does one's diet need to be to effectively treat fibromyalgia?
October 31, 2011
Dietary Guidelines: It’s All Greek to the USDA
Unlike the United States, where the agriculture department is the lead agency on formulating dietary recommendations, other countries such as Greece rely on their health department. What do their..
September 30, 2010
Low-Fat or Whole Food?
Which type of plant-based diet has been shown to maximize cholesterol reduction?
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